WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9 Beta 4 has just been released and is available for testing. The second major release of this year marks a significant step toward a more user-centric way to customize and manage websites, with great improvements to the Customizer, new exciting functionalities to widgets, and a powerful text editor for coding. Read more on Kinsta

An Advanced WordPress Search With WP_Query

In this article I’ll show you how to provide your WordPress installation with an advanced search system allowing the user to search and retrieve content from a specific custom post type, filtering results by custom taxonomy terms and multiple custom field values.

Read more on Smashing Magazine.

Creating Custom Post Meta Boxes in WordPress

Meta boxes are a useful feature in WordPress that allow you to add completely custom data to a post or page in WordPress.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to add your own custom meta boxes to a post edit screen. We’ll explore how to add and manage text fields, and radio buttons and checkboxes that will give users more advanced control over post meta data.

Read more on WPMU DEV blog.